The For the People Act had little chance of testing the limits of what if anything is still possible in Washington. Oddly, it was so far from passage that it may provide some hope, because so many avenues remain to be pursued.
“I’ve spent a lifetime trying to outrun the ghosts of the South,” writes the author, whose African American grandparents were born in Georgia. A road trip reveals both the weight of the past and hope for the future.
Democrats know that their election overhaul has no chance as long as the filibuster exists, but they are eager to show that all that stands in its way are Republicans.
In “While Justice Sleeps,” the veteran author and voting rights activist takes on the Supreme Court, biotech and blackmail — among other topics.
The Georgia politician and romance writer, whose latest novel is the thriller “While Justice Sleeps,” recommends “Master of the Senate,” by Robert Caro: “It is a seminal work on the nature of power, the limits of the presidency and the awesome demands politics make on the soul.”
Her obsessions with public policy and pop culture came together in the new Supreme Court thriller “While Justice Sleeps,” the first time she has used her own name on one of her novels.
Berkley plans to offer “Rules of Engagement,” “The Art of Desire” and “Power of Persuasion” in 2022.
Buzzy new novels from Stacey Abrams, Jean Hanff Korelitz and Andy Weir; Michael Lewis’s take on the pandemic; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ode to grief and more.
After resisting Donald Trump’s demands to overturn the state’s election results, Gov. Brian Kemp was an outcast in his own party. Now he’s embraced the state’s new voting bill as a way to rebuild his standing.
Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia, who is starting his re-election push, argued that the league had “caved to fear” in moving its All-Star Game as he tried to rally Republicans around the new voting limits.
New Jersey, a state controlled by Democrats, will offer more than a week of early in-person voting for the first time before November’s election.
The country’s most hotly contested state has calmed down after months of drama, court fights and national attention (even the death threats have slowed). But new storms are on the horizon.
Abrams helped win major Democratic victories in Georgia, the right is retaliating and it’s getting personal. But Abrams says she doesn’t mind; it’s all about the long game.
Two bills moving through the Republican-controlled Legislature would place new restrictions on voting access, in ways Democrats say would have an outsize impact on Black voters.
Democrats had huge breakthroughs in winning the presidential vote and two Senate runoff elections. But power in the state’s government largely remains in the hands of Republicans.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga said that it had parted ways with Chris Malone, an offensive line coach, over a now-deleted social media post.
The Democratic showing in the Senate races on Tuesday confirmed that Georgia’s metamorphosis from conservative bastion to battleground state was complete.
A Baptist preacher born and raised in Georgia, he would become his state’s first Black senator, breaking a barrier with distinct meaning in American politics.
Senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue are resting their re-election hopes on a strategy that calls more attention to what they’re against than what they support.
Control of the Senate could hinge on Black voters — and on an ambitious effort to get them to the polls in the largest numbers ever for the Jan. 5 runoff elections.
With its surreal defiance, the G.O.P. established a new normal for anti-democratic behavior.
Mr. Kemp rose to Georgia’s governorship with the help of President Trump, but his refusal to try to overturn the state’s election results has drawn Mr. Trump’s ire — and may affect his political future.
Before the Democratic Party invested in Georgia, or President Trump and Joe Biden saw it as a battleground, Black political organizers devoted years of hard work to turning out voters.
Democrats agree that Ms. Abrams’ political vision helped deliver Georgia to Joe Biden. In an interview with The New York Times, she lays out why 2020 was the year it came together.
The Instagram hit battle, broadcast from an Atlanta strip club, was more tense than usual, but ended on a note of apparent reconciliation between the two star rappers.
There are few if any pathways to changing either the Electoral College or the structure of the Senate in the near-term.
The Senate contenders face not just Republicans but also the state’s political history, which shows that change doesn’t come easy.
A Democratic win offers hope — but also a warning.
Don’t undersell the triumph of ousting Trump.
Celebrities, activists and voters credited Ms. Abrams for building a network of organizations that highlighted voter suppression and inspired an estimated 800,000 new voter registrations.
How four traumatic years turned Georgia into a swing state.
Joe Biden could win the state because Republicans have failed to keep up with its diverse population and shifting suburban politics.
The first episode of of our four-part series, Stressed Election, focuses on voter suppression in Georgia, where a growing Black and Latino population is on the precipice of exercising its political voice, if they get the chance to vote.
In a virtual roll call showcasing its diversity, the party rewarded Joe Biden with the nomination he has pursued intermittently since 1988. The long-awaited victory is a triumph of personal and political endurance.
In a virtual roll call showcasing its diversity, the party delivered to the former vice president a prize he has pursued intermittently since 1988. The long-awaited victory is a triumph of personal and political endurance.
Democrats have assembled a mash-up of 17 of the “next generation of party leaders,” instead of one featured speaker. But are they missing an opportunity to showcase the next Barack Obama?
He’s not listening to Twitter. So who does have the candidate’s ear?
Efforts by Trump and his allies to suppress the vote are only part of the problem.
The two-part documentary, which follows the campaigns of several female politicians of color and the communities that rally with them, shows what a systemic shift actually looks like.
“The fact I am here means I am descended from people who, even enslaved, did not give up hope.”
A large majority of voters say race should not be a factor in his decision, and none of the best-known candidates has emerged as a favorite.
Here are 12 women who are under serious consideration by Mr. Biden, and why each might be chosen — and might not be.
The deaths of several black people by police in recent weeks have challenged the wide latitude law enforcement officers are given in cases in which an encounter ends with a death.
The search committee is conducting interviews and seeking private documents, and prospects like Val Demings and Keisha Lance Bottoms are getting a closer look as political currents influence the search.
Tuesday’s disastrous primary election was plagued by glitches, but Democrats also saw a systemic effort to disenfranchise voters.
Turnout has remained high as states have raced to allow voting by mail. But getting a full count on Election Day looks increasingly difficult.
With both Senate seats in play and President Trump up for re-election in November, Georgia Democrats are telling anyone who will listen: This time, it’s real.
She isn’t Georgia’s governor — she will tell you herself — but in “Our Time Is Now” she still has a blueprint for effective leadership.
Joe Biden wants to heal the soul of the country in this moment of protest and loss, and win the White House. Simply telling people to vote in November may not help with either goal.
On a somber Memorial Day weekend, the president did not mention the mounting coronavirus toll and instead retweeted personal attacks on his political rivals.